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How can I monitor the rate of change on a Windows log file?



We have IIS servers that write errors to log (text) files. We would like to be able to alert when the rate of errors written to the log file exceed a threshold.

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Created on Feb 20, 2014 5:47:03 PM

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you could use the File Content Sensor here. It is able to check a file for a defined keyword. Then you might add Channel Limits for channel Matches.
Best regards

Created on Feb 21, 2014 10:04:18 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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